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If Only Our Facebooking Were This Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.04.2014 | Arts

A Ukrainian artist has given the pieces of the great Edward Hopper a 21st-century touch-up. Nastya Nudnik, of Kiev, decided to insert social media sym...

Women Artists Who Broke the Mold

Janice Sands | Posted 03.28.2014 | Arts
Janice Sands

As March -- Women's History Month -- comes to a close, it's a good time to reflect on those women artists in the past who have paved the way for women artists today, challenging fiercely held stereotypes and creating great art.

'Star Wars' Invades Old Paintings, And Universe Wins

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.27.2014 | Arts

Canadian artist David Vancook has inserted "Star Wars" characters into second-hand paintings, and the results are out of this world. The series "st...

The Art World Parody Show You Should Be Watching

Posted 03.26.2014 | Arts

Jim Kempner, the Chelsea gallerist and comedian who loves poking fun at the art world, is back with a new episode of his web series "The Madness of Ar...

Yes, This Is a HUGE Wave Of Barbies

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.25.2014 | Arts

Barbie's hitting the beach again, but not in the way you might think. Artist Annette Thas has built a nearly 10-foot-tall wave out of thousands of...

The Expressive Edge of Paper

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 03.18.2014 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

With the New York weather finally thawing, gallery visits are back on the agenda big time. The Expressive Edge of Paper, struck a chord.

What Does It Mean to Be a Professional Artist?

Janice Sands | Posted 02.21.2014 | Arts
Janice Sands

Artists and writers often face a major reality check when they leave the confines of academia. It can be a sobering experience to question whether you have the commitment it takes to pursue a career in the creative world.

Ruhls of Play: An Interview With Sarah Ruhl

Bess Rowen | Posted 02.18.2014 | Arts
Bess Rowen

When I had a chance to sit down and talk with her about her latest New York offering, Stage Kiss, currently playing at Playwrights Horizons, I headed to Brooklyn Heights for the opportunity to pick her brain.

If Music Be the Food of Love, Pig On: Pig Iron's Twelfth Night

Bess Rowen | Posted 02.16.2014 | Arts
Bess Rowen

Any play with a character named "Sir Toby Belch" should leave you rolling in the aisles, but it's rare to see a production of Twelfth Night that actually brings this Shakespearean comedy to life.

10 Paintings To Make You Happy You Don't Have A Valentine

Posted 02.14.2014 | Arts

In honor of this most divisive of holidays, we're revisiting a post from last year honoring those of us who will not be receiving Hallmark cards. And ...

Even This Seal Is So Over Winter

Posted 02.14.2014 | Arts

Welcome to "Moving Image," our roundup of the best photos from around the world this week. The following images tell the story of the past seven da...

Pussy Riot Superstar

Gordy Grundy | Posted 04.13.2014 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

Ladies and gentlemen, fresh from Russia's harsh gulags, Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina of Pussy Riot are free and ready for the world stage.

If You're Wondering What A Flying Fox Looks Like...

Posted 03.05.2014 | Arts

Welcome to "Moving Image," our roundup of the best photos from around the world this week. The following images tell the story of the past seven da...

Ready, Set, Go! Boar Cubs Race In Japan

Posted 01.31.2014 | Arts

Welcome to "Moving Image," our roundup of the best photos from around the world this week. The following images tell the story of the past seven da...

Tiny Dog In A Hat Is The Best Thing That Happened This Week

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Welcome to "Moving Image," our roundup of the best photos from around the world this week. The following images tell the story of the past seven da...

George Zimmerman Takes Jab At Prosecutor In New Painting

David Lohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Banking on the success of his first painting, George Zimmerman has upped the ante. He is now offering a new work of art for sale that pokes fun at Ang...

Artist Creates Unbelievably Intricate Model Airplane From... Manila Folders

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

What was the last thing you did with a manila folder? Stuffed some business in there and filed it away? Luca Iaconi-Stewart is building a model of ...

Elegba Folklore Society -- Race, Place & Identity Collaboration

Sandra Kwesi Cameron | Posted 03.19.2014 | Arts
Sandra Kwesi Cameron

Elegba Folklore Society is one of eight Richmond, Virginia art and cultural organizations taking part in a collaboration involving their respective ex...

Perfectly Timed Photo Results In One Epic Optical Illusion

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

Welcome to "Moving Image," our roundup of the best photos from around the world this week. The following images tell the story of the past seven ...

Reflections on Amiri Baraka

Afaa Michael Weaver | Posted 03.16.2014 | Black Voices
Afaa Michael Weaver

The influence of reading him became the influence of knowing him. Baraka, the poet, playwright, essayist, and activist who died last week at the age of 79, embodied one of the most important periods in the evolution of American literature: Civil Rights.

The Saga Of The $7 Renoir Painting Comes To An End

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The story began with one of those improbable tales of an artistic masterpiece uncovered at a flea market. It concluded Friday...

Gripping Mother-Daughter Portrait Reveals The Proximity Of Life And Disaster

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Welcome to "Moving Image," our roundup of the best photos from around the world this week. The following images tell the story of the past seven ...

The 12 Weirdest And Rarest Items On The Auction Block Last Year

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

We've already toasted to some of the year's most expensive artworks that hit the bidding block in 2013. The collection of 20 paintings, prints and scu...

82nd & Fifth: AWKWARD by Cora Michael

The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Posted 03.02.2014 | Arts
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

In this drawing, Degas captures the movement of a young dancer in training with the Paris Opera Ballet. "So much about dance vocabulary has to do with...

82nd & Fifth: SHELLSHOCKED by Yassana Croizat-Glazer

The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Posted 03.02.2014 | Arts
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Decorated with ceramic whelks, cockles, and moon snails, this mid-sixteenth century vessel reflects the period's fascination with exploring the natura...